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After having my second child in April of 2006 the doctors started requesting me to have lots of blood work done. I had very low iron (anemia) when I was in the hospital and this created concern for the doctors.

No one has actually told me what this blood work is telling them, but everyone seems concerned and they sent me to an oncologist for more blood work. They told me everything looked o.k. and I didn't worry about it after that. Until . . .

Yesterday I had these tiny pin point red dots appear under my skin on my arm. I called the oncologist and again they encouraged me to seek treatment but they still did not tell me what was going on.

I did some research and saw that it is a possibility that these dots (which the oncologist called petechiae) could be related to leukemia. Does anyone know anything about this?

Thanks for your help.

Very concerned,

Casey M.





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